What's Your Save the Date Style?

Save the Dates

Custom Wedding Stationery | Engagement Photo Save the Date by April Lynn Designs

Custom Wedding Stationery | Engagement Photo Save the Date by April Lynn Designs

Are you planning a destination wedding? Do you have friends and relatives who live out of state? Do you want to give guests as much notice as possible so they’re more likely to attend your wedding? If the answer to any of these question is “yes”, you’ll want to include save the dates in your custom wedding stationery!

Save the dates are your chance to be a little bit creative. There are lots of different styles and additions to choose from.

For instance, if you value simplicity, you might want to go with a…

Postcard Save the Date

A postcard is simple to design and easy to mail–just print it with the address, stick it in the mail, and you’re good to go! Carrie and Mike had theirs done in the same night garden motif as their wedding invitations. The front informed guests of the date and city where the event would take place, and the back featured a very simple message and the address of their wedding website.

Some couples want to give something more to their guests–not just a postcard to be shuffled into the rest of the mail or thrown away. If that sounds like you, you could choose a…

Magnet Save the Date

A magnet is perfect for forgetful guests! It’ll stay on their fridge, reminding them of the countdown to your wedding date. It can also serve a second purpose, helping to keep their shopping lists or children’s drawings in place!

If a magnet is your choice, print it with a design that people will enjoy looking at each day. Lindsay and Josh chose a tree raining hearts down on a little West Highland White Terrier–their dog, Petey.

Looking for another way to stay on your guests’ minds? Try using one of your engagement photos in a…

Photo Save the Date

If you sprung for an engagement photography shoot, you’ll definitely want to find a way to get those pictures out there. One way is to print them on your save the dates! Some couples choose their favorite picture to make an impact on one side of the save the date card, and put the text on the other side. Others, like Erika and Antonio, make a collage.

Can’t decide on your save the date style? Schedule a consultation with me and we’ll talk about your options.

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